The Department of Student Life

Welcome to Student Life at St. Thomas University. The Student Life office works closely with our students to ensure a rewarding college experience. We are responsible for the various activities that take place outside of the classroom. The Student Life staff is committed to advocating for students. We engage students and cultivate opportunities for academic and personal achievement through service, education, advocacy, and community building.

Student Life’s goal is to enhance the quality of the college experience while strengthening the growth and development of all students. With a fun and vibrant learning environment Student Life will provide a variety of student-centered programs, services, and involvement opportunities, such as; but not limited to;

  • Student Programs
  • Student Government Association (S.G.A.)
    • Student Senate
      • Student-Led Clubs & Organizations
    • Campus Activities Board (C.A.B.)
    • Peer Mentorship
    • Bobcat Royalty
      • Homecoming King & Queen
      • Mr. & Miss STU

The Student Life Office is dedicated to the students and committed to the St. Thomas University ideal of building leaders for life empowered by the value of all people; working as a team; serving others while encouraging sustainable living.

Student Life supports intellectual, spiritual, and emotional growth by challenging students to seek new experiences and connecting them to all departmental resources.

In pursuit of this mission, Student Life is dedicated to a partnership with students, faculty, staff and the St. Thomas University community.


Student Event Policy & Procedures

Student Event Policies and Procedures


If you have any ideas, questions or concerns issues, or concerns, please e-mail me or the Student Life Office at


Meet the Director of Residential Community Living & Student Life

John P. Jackson
Phone: (305) 474-6932
Hometown: Miami, Florida